Lead in water

AuthorMessage DateMessage
Oisin06/08/2015I though I would share the following information which I just got from one of my colleagues in the Green Party, and which might be useful if you live in an old house, and think there might be lead in your drinking water:
How to get your drinking water tested for lead - courtesy of Green Party councillor Ossian Smyth:
take a 1-litre water bottle with tap water taken first thing in the morning and mark it 'first flush'. Then let the tap run for a few minutes and fill a second water bottle and label it 'second flush'. Post or hand in the two samples with 10 to:

Public Analyst's Laboratory,
Sir Patrick Duns,
Lower Grand Canal Street,
Dublin 2